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Letters Patient leaflets on the Hajj

Saudi Arabia has several strategies to care for pilgrims on the Hajj

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 06 December 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d7731
  1. Ziad A Memish, assistant deputy minister1
  1. 1Preventive Medicine Directorate, Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health, Riyadh 11176, Saudi Arabia
  1. zmemish{at}

The following link provides information on the Hajj for health practitioners and pilgrims in six languages ( Toll-free information is available by calling +8002494444.

It is essential to coordinate local messaging with official Saudi Arabia ministry sources. Details do matter. What might seem a trivial digression from official Saudi Arabia …

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